Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Monday, January 18th meeting

First of all, thank you to all the volunteers that came to the January 18th meeting as well as the ones that volunteered from home. Everybody has been working hard this month, cutting material, sewing gowns and cuddlers, edging protect sheets and protect cuddlers, knitting blankets, hats and bunting.

Second of all, welcome to all the new members that came to this meeting, it always a joy to meet new members.
Items done since last November 2009:
Sewed items: 14 gowns, 2 coddlers, 79 protect coddlers and 19 protects sheets.
Knitted items: 19 hats, 1 buntings, 10 blankets
Fun Fact:
Knitting and crochet offer long-term health benefits

"New studies show that repetitive needlework like knitting and crochet prevent and manage stress, pain and depression, which in turn strengthens the body's immune system. Repetitive movements of knitting activate the sames areas in the brain as meditation and yoga"....
Interesting isn't it?

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